Justin Tallman

Rookie (September 4th,1989 / Milwaukee, WI)

Trading In - Poem by Justin Tallman


a face will sit comfortably
beside mine
both our pair of eyes
in unison
staring into nothing
and loving every second


Looking through windows
watching the details swim
mixing into each other

doing the same
blending our brains
to create an amusing


One day
we will find doors
with locks
revealing a closet which
is curiously comfortable

and in we go
residing in that
desolate space


Looking for other faces
and voices

trading in
our old smiles

for a bus ride
in the ocean
to see the depth
and the darkness

what we hate

Comments about Trading In by Justin Tallman

  • Gold Star - 54,880 Points Gajanan Mishra (2/10/2013 6:53:00 AM)

    trading in old smiles. I like it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, February 10, 2013

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